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  • Duncan Pressed on “Hold Harmless” in Hearing on FY 14 Budget

    Education Secretary Arne Duncan appeared on May 21 before the House Education and the Workforce Committee to discuss the Administration’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 budget request for the Department of Education. The hearing covered a range of issues from special education to student loan interest rates, but the committee also had some pointed questions for the secretary on the budget plan for CTE.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 5/28/2013 2:21:01 PM

  • House Appropriators Endorse Dangerously Low Funding Levels for Education

    On Wednesday, the House Appropriations Committee approved a measure that caps federal discretionary funding at $966 billion for Fiscal Year (FY) 2014. This amount is the maximum discretionary spending allowed under sequestration policy, and represents an $18 billion decrease from current FY 2013 funding.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 5/28/2013 2:19:34 PM

  • 2013 Investing in Innovation Competition Opens For All Applicants

    On Friday, May 3, the U.S. Department of Education announced the opening of the 2013 Investing in Innovation (i3) competition for “scale-up” and “validation” applications.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 6/14/2013 3:26:45 PM

  • Senators Push for FY 2014 Perkins Funding

    Following the successful effort in the House, supporters of CTE in the Senate had the opportunity to sign-on to a letter to the Senate Appropriations Committees addressing Perkins funding in Fiscal Year (FY) 2014.

    Posted by Application Administrator at 6/14/2013 3:25:01 PM

  • Bipartisan Group in the House Supports FY 14 Perkins Funding

    ACTE applauds the 63 members of the House of Representatives who have expressed their support for funding CTE. 

    Posted by Application Administrator at 6/14/2013 3:23:51 PM

  • Ask Senators to Sign FY 2014 Perkins Funding Letter

    This week, senators who support CTE have the opportunity to sign on to a letter to the Senate Appropriations Committee urging a strong federal investment in Perkins for Fiscal Year (FY) 2014. 

    Posted by Application Administrator at 4/23/2013 5:38:19 PM

  • $475 Million for Community College-Employer Partnerships

    A new round of funding is available for innovative partnerships between community colleges and businesses through the latest round of the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) grant program.

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/22/2013 11:17:08 AM

  • Senate Appropriators Wary of Competitive Funding in President’s Budget

    Secretary of Education Arne Duncan appeared before the Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Subcommittee this week to discuss federal funding for education in Fiscal Year (FY) 2014. 

    Posted by CTE Policy Watch at 4/19/2013 12:46:18 PM

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